New User:

-or-
Username:
Password:
Forgot your password?

Stock Market & Financial Investment News

News Breaks
April 11, 2014
10:19 EDTQCOM, ERICQualcomm, Ericsson recommended by RBC Capital
Shares of Qualcomm (QCOM) and Ericsson (ERIC) are outperforming the broader market after RBC Capital said the stocks were good investments for the near-term. Qualcomm sells chips used in smartphones, while Ericsson is a provider of communications equipment. WHAT'S NEW: Qualcomm's royalty business remains healthy and defensible, RBC Capital analyst Mark Sue wrote in a note to investors earlier today. Additionally, Qualcomm should benefit from the expansion of LTE networks and it returns 75% of its free cash flow to shareholders, Sue stated. The analyst was also upbeat on Ericsson, as he expects the company's revenue to steadily grow by about 2%-5%. Like Qualcomm, Ericsson should benefit from the expansion of LTE networks, as the company has a 40% share of the global LTE market, Sue stated. The company can benefit from upgrades in Europe and new contracts in Japan and the analyst also thinks Ericsson could raise its dividend. Sue kept Outperform ratings on both Qualcomm and Ericsson. WHAT'S NOTABLE: On March 30, Barron's identified Ericsson as one of several companies that could benefit from increases in the value of their products and possibly become takeover targets for Google (GOOG) or other companies. Other technology vendors that are in this category include Alcatel Lucent (ALU), Nokia (NOK), and Ciena (CIEN). PRICE ACTION: In early trading, Qualcomm climbed 13c to $78.20 and Ericsson shares were down 4c to $13.17, while the Nasdaq index was down nearly 1%.
News For QCOM;ERIC From The Last 14 Days
Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.
October 15, 2014
05:58 EDTQCOMCSR calls Qualcomm takeover offer 'very attractive outcome'
Subscribe for More Information
05:35 EDTQCOMQualcomm to acquire CSR for GBP 9.00 per share
Qualcomm (QCOM) announced that it has reached agreement with CSR plc (CSRE) regarding the terms of a recommended cash acquisition through which the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of CSR will be acquired by Qualcomm Global Trading Pte. Ltd, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. The acquisition complements Qualcomm's current offerings by adding products, channels, and customers in the important growth categories of Internet of Everything, or IoE, and automotive infotainment, accelerating Qualcomm's presence and path to leadership. This opportunity is aligned with Qualcomm's established strategic priorities in these rapidly growing business areas. At GBP 9.00 per share, the acquisition of the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of CSR is valued at approximately $2.5B. This cash offer has been unanimously recommended by the CSR board. The acquisition is subject to a number of conditions as set forth in the announcement released today in accordance with Rule 2.7 of the UK Takeover Code, including the receipt of U.S. and other regulatory approvals and the approval of CSR's shareholders. Subject to the satisfaction of the conditions, the transaction is expected to close by the end of the summer of 2015. Qualcomm expects the acquisition to be accretive to Non-GAAP EPS in FY16, the first full year of combined operations.
October 14, 2014
07:24 EDTQCOMIntel gains government ally in China with new deals, Reuters says
Subscribe for More Information
06:37 EDTQCOMUMC lands 28nm LTE chip orders from Qualcomm, DigiTimes reports
Subscribe for More Information
October 13, 2014
05:15 EDTERICFacebook, Ericsson, XL Axiata innovate to improve Indonesia network performance
Subscribe for More Information
October 12, 2014
17:20 EDTQCOMGE, Splunk, Cisco, others could benefit from Internet of Things, Barron's says
Subscribe for More Information
October 9, 2014
07:13 EDTERICEricsson reinstated with an Underperform at BofA/Merrill
Subscribe for More Information
October 8, 2014
08:32 EDTERICIDT Corp completes sale of Fabrix Systems to Ericsson
Subscribe for More Information
08:20 EDTQCOMQualcomm opportunity at Xiaomi almost rivals iPhone, says FBR Capital
Subscribe for More Information
October 7, 2014
11:35 EDTQCOMStocks with call strike movement; JPM QCOM
Subscribe for More Information

Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.

I agree to the theflyonthewall.com disclaimer & terms of use